You are here: American University School of Communication Faculty Chung-Wei Huang

Back to top

Photograph of Chung-Wei Huang

Chung-Wei Huang Professorial Lecturer Film and Media Arts

MFA, Film and Media Arts, Temple University
Bachelor of International Business, National Taiwan University

Chung-Wei Huang is an award-winning film director who grew up in a small town in Taiwan. She is currently based in Baltimore, Maryland. Her creative work focuses primarily on narrative films and dance for the camera videos. Her thesis film, Midnight Carnival (2018), premiered at the Asian American International Film Festival and has been selected by film festivals across the nation. Her second narrative short film, Buck(2021), premiered at the LA shorts international Film Festival. Most recently, she received Rubys Artist Grant to produce a dance for the camera video titled "Days without End". She was a semifinalist for the Sondheim Artscape Prize in 2018 and an awardee for the Baker Artist Awards in 2021. Currently, she teaches filmmaking at American University, while working on the post-production of her next short film, Squeegee Boy, which is supported by the Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund. Chung-Wei received her MFA in Film and Media Arts from Temple University, with the support of the Presidential Fellowship.
For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.


Spring 2024

  • COMM-105 Visual Literacy

  • COMM-282 Writing for Visual Media

  • COMM-331 Film & Video Production I